The agreement was signed by French 24 vice president Eric Cremmer and Doordarshan’s additional director general Ranjan P Thakur.
As part of the agreement, France 24 channel will be available to the DTH viewers on DD Direct plus from 1 November.
The agreement is a step by DD towards fulfilling its public service mandate to develop knowledge, broaden horizons and enable people to better understand themselves and also showcase the diverse culture of France in order to serve the interest of the larger Indian audience.
France 24 is an international news and current affairs 24×7 public broadcaster based in Paris, which covers international current events from a French perspective and conveys French values throughout the world.
DD Direct Plus is India’s one only free DTH service from the service broadcaster with a bouquet of 59 channels.